GUIDELINES TO NOTE BEFORE APPLYING FOR JAMB – HELLO, JAMB ASPIRANTS? HERE ARE THE FEW THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE APPLYING THE UTME EXAM IN 2021-2022. SEE ALL DETAILS HERE..
It is another season for JAMB application and preparation, we congratulate you for daring to dream and having high hopes for success.
This article is to outline the important things to note before applying for JAMB 2021/2022. This is for those who haven’t yet registered for the UTME.
Top 5 Thing to Note Before Applying for JAMB
In the admission process, your name is highly important because it represents who you are in official documents.
So it must be accurate and uniformed across all documents. Wrong spellings and inaccurate format can be highly disastrous to your chances of gaining admission.
Your name must correlate with other documents like your O’level and birth certificate. There is now a platform where you can affect a name change on the JAMB Portal called ‘change of data’ but it is necessary you take precautions when inputting your name during JAMB registration.
Your Course of Study
Your course of study is another necessity when vying for admission. Not knowing what to pick can be very folly. Before picking a course, go through a lot of arduous and analytical research, know if it is in tandem with your passion and your interests.
Desist from making anyone pick whatever course to study. Understand your intended course of study and the admission requirement. Never pick a course because your friends are doing the course or because it is simply lucrative. Ensure you are motivated to enough to study whatever course you are opting for.
What to consider when choosing your course of study
- The motivation and drive for your course.
- Lucrativeness and relevance.
- The versatility of the course.
- The course should be in demand.
Your Subject Combination
There is nothing that will render your admission hunt futile as picking the wrong subject combination. Use the official subject combination here to avoid any form of problem with your subject combo.
If you pick the wrong subject combo, the situation cannot be remedied hence reducing your chances of getting admitted.
Use One Sitting Result
One sitting result is highly advantageous. It increases your chances of gaining admission, two sitting results are not accorded many regards by institutions for some courses.
Ensure you have the minimum O’level qualification for whatever course you are vying for.
Choose Your School
Some universities in Nigeria are known as ‘first-generation universities’. These schools are known for their popularity, high standard, reputation and facilities. Some of them include the University of Ibadan, University of Lagos, University of Benin, University of Nigeria-Nsukka, Obafemi Awolowo University and the Ahmadu Bello University. But you shouldn’t just choose a university based on the name alone. Some universities are extremely competitive.
Guide to Choosing Your Institution of Study
- The staff quality and strength of the university
- The reputation and prestige of the university
- The ratio of university graduates.
- The international and local ranking.
- Facilities and infrastructure.
Learn to Avoid Stupid Mistakes During Jamb Registration:
Jamb applicants can commonly make some mistakes that will negatively affect the entire admission process, some of them include:
- Dual registration
- Not filling the registration form carefully.
- Incorrect date of birth
- Wrong choice of institution
- Incorrect spelling of names
- Incorrect local government origin
- An incorrect course of study
- Blank passport.
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